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Volkswagen Chattanooga Establishes Purchasing Academy

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Chattanooga, Tenn. — Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC (Volkswagen Chattanooga) held an establishment ceremony today for the Volkswagen Beschaffungsakademie (purchasing academy), a training program that will ensure that each employee in the purchasing department has the skills and experience needed to address the challenge of sourcing the parts for both the current model Passat and […] More…

Volkswagen Extends Cooperation with Chinese Joint Venture Partner FAW Group for Additional 25 Years

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Agreement signed in Federal Chancellery in presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel Volkswagen and further Chinese joint venture partner SAIC agree on new proving ground in Xinjiang province Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: “Together with its strong partners Volkswagen is focusing on innovation, eco-friendly technologies and excellently trained employees in China.” […] More…

Volkswagen Pairs With Global Green USA to Auction Off First e-Golf in the U.S.

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Bidding is Live at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf; Proceeds Benefit Global Green USA’s Efforts to Advance Smart Solutions to Climate Change  Herndon, VA (October 13, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) and Global Green USA today announced the auction of the first 2015 all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf. The auction, hosted online at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf, gives bidders the opportunity to be the first […] More…

Volkswagen Group Delivers 7.40 Million Vehicles in First Three Quarters

posted by on 10 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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5.3 percent* increase from January to September 881,300 vehicles delivered in September / +3.0 percent* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Deliveries continue to develop well despite challenging markets. Chance to reach ten million deliveries mark for first time.” Wolfsburg, GERMANY – The Volkswagen Group delivered 7.40 (January-September 2013: 7.03; +5.3 percent)* million vehicles […] More…

Paris Spotlight: Volkswagen Phaeton Exclusive

posted by on 10 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been about 10 years since the first Volkswagen Phaeton was introduced. Built using the same corporate steel chassis D platform that underpins the Bentley Continental, the car even did a short stint in the USA before ending its stateside run in 2006. It’s since undergone a facelift and remained […] More…

Paris Spotlight: New Volkswagen Touareg R-Design

posted by on 10 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Launched in 2011 as an all-new generation in 2011, the Volkswagen Touareg is now enjoying its mid-lifecycle facelift. As you might expect being mid-way through its run, changes are subtle, but do their part to enhance the already handsome looks of Volkswagen’s top-of-the-line SUV. Volkswagen’s sole display car at Paris was a nicely kitted Touareg […] More…